A 73-year-old man was rescued from a car submerged in a pond Thursday evening on the Far South Side near the Illinois-Indiana border.
Police Marine Unit drivers respond about 8:20 p.m. to a call of a vehicle in the water in the 4000 block of East 134th Street, Chicago police said in a statement.
They pulled the 73-year-old man from the vehicle, who was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.
It was not immediately clear how the vehicle ended up in the water.
No other injuries were reported.